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Sports TV Awards Winner: Creating automagical OTT experiences with WSC Sports

According to WSC co-founder and CEO, Daniel Schichman, 2021 has been an amazing year of growth for the company “both in terms of the number of clients and new geographies, and continuing to position ourselves as the gold-standard in the market”. That positive feeling was bolstered by receiving the SVG Europe Sports TV Award for […]  More

Sky Italia and Cinevideo power first 4K production for Lega Serie B

When Lega Serie B entrusted all the production of Italian Serie B football matches to Sky Italia, the pay-TV broadcaster immediately suggested producing some events in 4K. On 1 November, also known as B Day, the meeting between Benevento and Brescia at the Stadio Ciro Vigorito became the first Lega Serie B match to be […]  More

Sky Sport Summit Italy – Part 1: 4K and remote production in the spotlight

The Sky Sport Summit Italy 2021, in collaboration with SVG Europe, returned as a virtual event on 23 November hosted from a virtual studio in Milan. In the first of a two-part review, we look at some of the topics covered by those in attendance, including 4K in production and remote and distributed operations. The […]  More

Sports broadcasting wins big at the IBC 2021 Innovation Awards

BT Sport, BBC Sport, NBC Universal and Riot Games were among the winners at a sports-dominated IBC 2021 Innovation Awards. Announced on IBC Digital, the awards celebrate collaboration and innovation within the content and technology industry, where organisations identified a market challenge and worked together to create a solution. The IBC 2021 International Honour for […]  More

Super League rugby to be broadcast live free-to-air in UK for first time as C4 secures 10 matches per season deal

Live Super League rugby will be broadcast on free-to-air television in the UK for the first time in its 26-year history after Channel 4 secured a two-year deal with the league’s organisers. The partnership will see ten live Super League matches air on Channel 4 each season. The commercial public service broadcaster’s Super League coverage […]  More

Sky Sport Summit Italy 2021: Watch the show on-demand

You can now watch the Sky Sport Summit Italy 2021 on-demand. Viewing is free but registration is required. The content programme, hosted from a virtual studio in Milan, covers a variety of subjects, in both Italian and English, including: 4K Sports Production; Remote and Distributed Operations: What we learnt from COVID; Technology and Storytelling; and […]  More

Rising COVID concerns prompts IBC to cancel in-person event in Amsterdam

The in-person IBC 2021 event has been cancelled, the show’s organisers have confirmed. The move follows growing concerns about the COVID-19 situation in The Netherlands, which has deteriorated over the past week, and feedback from the IBC exhibitor and visitor community. The IBC Partnership Board made the decision today in order to prevent exhibitors and […]  More

Accedo joins SVG Europe as a Gold sponsor

Accedo, which delivers video solutions that enable sports rightsholders, broadcasters and sponsors to leverage the power of video to connect with their audiences, has joined SVG Europe as a Gold sponsor. Recent innovations from the company include Accedo Play – Sports, an out-of-the-box sports video solution that was launched earlier this year. Accedo Play – […]  More

Swindon Town FC goes direct to consumer as it joins Recast platform

Fans of Swindon Town FC can now directly fund their club by watching content after the English Football League (EFL) side joined sports video platform Recast. Swindon Town FC becomes the latest rights holder to choose to stream on the OTT platform, with the partnership creating a home for affordable, flexible access to exclusive content, […]  More